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Alexander Kochyev
A Kochyev 
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Number of games in database: 394
Years covered: 1972 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2370
Highest rating achieved in database: 2555

Overall record: +81 -67 =242 (51.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English (22) 
    A15 A13 A14 A16
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A46 A40 E10 E00 A45
 Reti System (20) 
    A04 A05 A06
 King's Indian (17) 
    E67 E62 E94 E68 E60
 Sicilian (12) 
    B33 B52 B51 B30 B81
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D76 D74 D86 D79 D94
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (56) 
    B43 B44 B42 B32 B83
 King's Indian (43) 
    E67 E94 E73 E76 E92
 Petrov (25) 
    C42 C43
 Sicilian Kan (17) 
    B43 B42
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E12 E18 E19 E15
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E20 E54 E52 E38 E48
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H Bohm vs A Kochyev, 1977 0-1
   A Kochyev vs Karpov, 1977 1/2-1/2
   A Kochyev vs Drasko, 1985 1/2-1/2
   A Kochyev vs Smyslov, 1977 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Reggio Emilia 1979/80 (1979)
   Hastings 1978/79 (1979)
   Junior Tournament (1975)
   Tallinn (1985)
   URS-ch sf Lvov (1984)
   Tallinn (1987)
   October Revolution 60th Anniversary (1977)
   USSR Championship First League (1979)
   Lvov Zonal (1978)
   Petrov Memorial Open (1994)
   Dortmund Open-A (1992)
   Chigorin Memorial Open (1997)
   Chigorin Memorial (1999)
   White Nights (2001)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Tallinn 1985 by Chessdreamer
   Tallinn 1987 by Chessdreamer

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(born Mar-25-1956, 66 years old) Russia

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Alexander Vasilyevich Kochiyev was born on the 25th of March 1956. He was awarded the IM title in 1976 and the GM title in 1977 and also won the European Junior Championship in 1975-76. In tournaments he was 1st= at Dortmund 1977, 6th= at Leningrad 1977, 2nd= at Hastings 1978-79, 3rd= at Tallinn 1985 and 3rd= at Dresden 1985.

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 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 432  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Kochyev vs F Sideifzade  1-0431972URS-chTA04 Reti Opening
2. A Kochyev vs Tukmakov 1-0291972URS-ch sfB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
3. A Kochyev vs Palatnik  ½-½251973URS-ch sfB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
4. V Peresipkin vs A Kochyev  ½-½521973URS-ch sfB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
5. Roze vs A Kochyev  0-1291973URS-chT JuniorsB44 Sicilian
6. A Kochyev vs A Bragin  0-1611973URS-chT JuniorsE08 Catalan, Closed
7. A Kochyev vs Chekhov  1-0421974Lvov U18A15 English
8. A Kochyev vs Beliavsky  0-1411974URS-ch Young MastersB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. A Kochyev vs Miles 0-1461974Wch U20B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
10. Tseitlin vs A Kochyev  1-0541975URS-ch otborB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
11. A Kochyev vs A Ivanov  ½-½411975Junior TournamentA07 King's Indian Attack
12. Chekhov vs A Kochyev  1-0651975Junior TournamentD90 Grunfeld
13. A Ivanov vs A Kochyev  1-0551975Junior TournamentB54 Sicilian
14. A Kochyev vs Vladimirov  1-0411975Junior TournamentE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
15. A Kochyev vs Chekhov  1-0331975Junior TournamentA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
16. Zaichik vs A Kochyev  0-1431975Junior TournamentE60 King's Indian Defense
17. Vladimirov vs A Kochyev  ½-½201975Junior TournamentA00 Uncommon Opening
18. Palatnik vs A Kochyev  ½-½421976URS-ch YME73 King's Indian
19. A Kochyev vs Chekhov  ½-½351976URS-ch YMA04 Reti Opening
20. Yurtaev vs A Kochyev  0-1691976URS 21/353B89 Sicilian
21. S Tatai vs A Kochyev  1-0621976KapfenbergB44 Sicilian
22. G Kuzmin vs A Kochyev 1-0351976URS-ch FL44D94 Grunfeld
23. Beliavsky vs A Kochyev  ½-½241976URS-ch FL44B83 Sicilian
24. Tseshkovsky vs A Kochyev  1-0731976URS-ch FL44B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
25. H Bohm vs A Kochyev 0-1321977Le HavreB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-24-06  BIDMONFA: Alexander Kochyev

KOCHYEV, Alexander

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  whiteshark: Player of the Day

He is a former World Top 30 player.

on ICC:

Mar-25-10  wordfunph: GM in 1977..

a draw with Tal and wins over Smyslov Ribli and Taimanov for Kochyev..

happy birthday GM Kochyev..

Aug-27-12  waustad: OK, I give. Why has he been POTD twice on Aug 27th when his B'day is March 25th?
May-21-15  zanzibar: Could an editor please add his FIDE card?

Apr-04-19  farticchio: The author of " Preimushchestvo Dvukh Slonov" 1989 with Nikolaj Jakovlev

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